Opticians Ponder the Future of the Profession at OptiCon Conference

By Lori Passarelli
Monday, October 16, 2017 4:27 PM LAKE BUENA, Fla.—"I believe the future visit to the optician might be more like a trip to the Apple Store," declared Ted Gioia during his keynote speech at the annual OptiCon Conference held here from Oct. 6 to 8.

Voting Extended One More Day for 2017 EyeVote Reader’s Choice

By Staff
Monday, October 16, 2017 12:27 AM NEW YORK—The final voting deadline has been extended one more day to 11:59 pm tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 17 for the Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine's ninth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

Women In Optometry Recognizes Women ODs for Excellence With 2017 Theia Awards

By Staff
Friday, October 13, 2017 12:33 AM CHICAGO—Women In Optometry (WO) presented its second annual Theia awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership, mentorship and innovation during the American Academy of Optometry on Thursday.

CooperVision Names Judges for 2018 Best Practices Honoree Selection

By Staff
Friday, October 13, 2017 12:27 AM PLEASANTON, Calif.—CooperVision has announced the eyecare professionals it has chosen to serve on the selection committee for its 2018 Best Practices program.

ODs Harue Marsden and Robert Theaker Honored by Great Western Council of Optometry

By Staff
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:27 AM SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California Optometric Association (COA) announced that past presidents Harue Marsden, OD and Robert M. Theaker, OD have been honored by the Great Western Council of Optometry.

Essilor Sun Solution and Istituto Europeo Di Design Announce Contest Winners

By Staff
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:21 AM PARIS—A number of design students were honored at an award ceremony last week at Silmo for their winning proposals in the E-Sun Kolor Up Project.

On the Scene at the 2017 Silmo d’Or Celebration

By Staff
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:15 AM PARIS—Silmo celebrated the 2017 Silmo d’Or winners along with its 50th anniversary during an extravagant evening at the Grand Palais on Saturday, Oct.7.

Silmo d’Or 2017 Honorees Announced During Event at the Grand Palais

By Staff
Monday, October 9, 2017 12:33 AM PARIS—The 2017 Silmo d’Or award winners were announced on Oct. 7 during a night of entertainment and festivities at the exquisite Grand Palais. The 24th Silmo d'Or awards panel of judges for the jury was led by the designers Livia Stoianova and Yassen Samouilov of On Aura Tout Vu.

Ophthalmic World Leaders Announces Finalists for 2017 Awards

By Staff
Friday, October 6, 2017 12:15 AM KANSAS CITY, Mo.—The Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL)—a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving ophthalmic innovations and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership—announced the official candidates for the 2017 OWL Awards. The OWL Awards include the Visionary Award, Catalyst Award and Rising Star Award.

Essilor Earns Plaudits for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

By Staff
Monday, October 2, 2017 12:18 AM CHARENTON-LE-PONT, France—Essilor has again been selected by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index World and Europe for its corporate sustainability leadership, ranked second in the Health Care Equipment and Supplies sector.

American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces Fredric Rosemore Grant Recipient

By Staff
Monday, October 2, 2017 12:15 AM ORLANDO, Fla.—The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) in collaboration with the Fredric and Marion Rosemore Family Foundation announced Ava K. Bittner, OD, PhD, FAAO, associate professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry as the 2017 recipient of the Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant.

Pearle Vision Receives Clio Award for ‘Ben’s Glasses’ Advertising Campaign

By Staff
Friday, September 29, 2017 12:18 AM NEW YORK—Pearle Vision received a 2017 Silver Clio award for its “Ben’s Glasses” campaign during an advertising industry ceremony Wednesday night at Lincoln Center here.

Silmo Announces Nominations for the 2017 Silmo d’Or Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:33 AM PARIS—Silmo Paris has announced the full list of nominations for the 2017 Silmo d’Or awards which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Vote Now for Vision Monday's and 20/20 Magazine's 2017 EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards

By Staff
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:21 AM NEW YORK—Vision Monday and 20/20 Magazine are hosting the ninth annual EyeVote Reader’s Choice Awards to identify the optical industry’s favorite products and companies this year.

CooperVision Begins Search for the Third Class of Best Practices Honorees

By Staff
Friday, September 22, 2017 12:27 AM VICTOR, N.Y.—CooperVision Inc. has announced a call for submissions for its Best Practices recognition program for U.S. optometry offices.
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